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Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy for CTEPH: Why It’s Underused Despite High Cure Rates
Nov 30, 2016
Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a potentially deadly and underdiagnosed condition that develops from unresorbed pulmonary emboli. A multidisciplinary team at Cleveland Clinic is one of just a handful across the U.S. that treats CTEPH, using the complex surgical procedure known as pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE)....